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Alexander Bernhard Kölpin to Carl Linnaeus the Younger,
4 March 1766 n.s.Dated 4ième du Mars l'an 1766.
Sent from Greifswald (Germany) to Uppsala (Sweden).
Written in French.
L6030. Alexander Bernhard KölpinAlexander Bernhard Kölpin
(1739-1801). German. Professor of medicine an
natural history at Greifswald. Later royal medical
counsellor of Prussia and town physician of
Stettin. Correspondent of Linnaeus.
to Carl Linnaeus the YoungerCarl Linnaeus the Younger (1741-1783).
Swedish. Botanist. Son of Carl Linnaeus and Sara
Elisabet Linnaea. Brother of Elisabeth Christina,
Louisa, Sara Christina and Sophia Linnaea.
Attended his father’s lectures, had private tutors
(Löfling, Rolander, Solander and Falk, all
Linnaeus’s students). Demonstrator of botany at
Uppsala. Succeeded his father.
, 4 March 1766 n.s.
Not yet available
a. original holograph (LS, VIII, 108-109).